Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

M&A Review: The Sky Falls on Oil and Gas Dealmaking

Once some stability is added to the market, E&Ps with capital and the appetite for deals should see opportunities materialize, a recent Enverus report says.

April 13, 2020

Business , Public Capital , Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

Consolidation Musings: E&P M&A Fantasies

E&P analysts weigh in on what makes a dream combo and whether the oil and gas majors will play.

April 9, 2020

Restructurings , Private Equity , Investment , Exploration & Production , Mergers , Lease Sales , Midstream

Oil and Gas Execs Keep Calm, Call Their Lawyers

The industry’s ‘we’ve got this’ mentality shifts to survival mode as it tackles an enormous body of uncertainty-infused challenges, including prices, demand, storage, upended deals and layoffs.

April 8, 2020

Public Capital , Trends , Mergers

E&P Merger Analysis: Do M&A Synergies Materialize?

There’s a debate on the degree of synergies realized in M&A between oil and gas companies. Commodity volatility hasn’t helped.

April 7, 2020

Public Capital , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Oil and Gas Dealmaking Outlook: M&A Gone Mild

In a market environment where buyers and sellers are at odds over price and the public market is openly hostile to deals, E&P shoppers may sit out an uncertain 2020.

April 1, 2020

People , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

On the Move

Check out the latest new hires, appointments and promotions as well as new company office and facility openings. 

April 1, 2020

Business , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

A&D Trends: Cash Incinerator

Just a couple of months into the year, M&A for the upstream oil and gas sector already looks to be in for a rough 2016. You remember 2016.

March 23, 2020

Public Capital , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends , Mergers

Stock Market Rout Doubles Pain For Oil Firms That Took Shares For Deals

EnCap Investments pulled off a rarity in the U.S. shale business earlier this month with the sale of Felix Energy to rival WPX. However, EnCap's big payday proved short-lived.

March 17, 2020

Business , Exploration & Production , Shale Plays , Trends , Mergers

2020 M&A Outlook: Analyzing Permian Basin Consolidation

Analysts with Bernstein Research identified WPX Energy, Occidental Petroleum and Battalion Oil as top acquisition targets in the Permian Basin.

March 12, 2020

Restructurings , Investment , Crude Oil , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Post-Meltdown: Expect Surge Of Shale Bankruptcies, Experts Say

A wounded oil and gas industry enjoys better numbers the day after prices plummeted, but steep debt will likely bring about a wave of M&A, bankruptcies and litigation.

March 10, 2020